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Reviewed Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo

Jun 16, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I used this as a base recipe and it was OK. A couple of points though: don't call it gumbo if it doesn't have okra. To me, that's part of the definition of the dish. Second - the seasoning defined here was not sufficient. Taste it as you go - you'll have to add a bunch more salt. Last... there was no talk of adding rice to the dish, which I think "

Reviewed 4-Pepper Deviled Eggs

Dec 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Mr. Brown is usually Mr. Dependable. But this recipe was way, way too salty. WAY TOO SALTY ! My bad for not tasting as I went. I'd add less than half the caper juice, then taste. Add more salt or caper juice if it needs more. I had to add a bunch of diced tomatoes, some avocados, and more eggs to make it edible. And it's still too salty ! Serving...

Reviewed Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Spicy Mayo

May 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Excellent recipe. I used the lime zest and added coriander to the mayo. Will definitely use the mayo mixture for other things. Didn't need near the amount of avocado specified, but ended up running out of bacon. Had to use some turkey bacon my wife had in the fridge (not recommended for human consumption). Suggest getting a whole pound of real bac"

Reviewed Tyler's Manhattan Clam Chowder

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The following review was from 2 years ago. Just realized it was unposted as I came to post again. I made it again tonight - this time with conch and shrimp and a few other variations.

I used Tyler's recipe as the foundation of my most recent Manhattan clam chowder attempt. It turned out as my effort to date. Absolutely delicious....

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